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♪ ♪ hey, baby ♪ i want to marry you the royal family announces the engagement to meghan markle. the first images of the engaged couple came in moments ago, and prince charles' message. inside the secret engagement, we're live at kensington palace as preparations begin for next royal wedding. al franken breaking his silence about the sexual misconduct allegations saying he is ashamed and embarrassed as he heads back to capitol hill. and a volcano erupts at one of the hottest tourist spots in the world. travel shuts down. cyber monday mania.
online shopping records after kicking off a frenzy. sales on toys, tech and more. plus deals you will only find right here on "gma." and american princess. who is meghan markle? prince harry's longtime crush, now becoming his future wife. inside their fairy tale relationship and what william and kate are saying about their soon-to-be sister-in-law. good morning to our viewers in the west. we hope you had a great thanksgiving weekend. it is an exciting morning in great britain. look at kensington palace. the first look at prince harry and meghan markle now engaged. >> they were facing a lot of reporters' questions, and he said, he knew meghan was the one, quote, the first time we met and meghan said that prince harry's proposal was romantic and we got a glimpse at the
ring. it was quick. prince harry designed it, and it's a trio of diamonds and it is from bot swau in diamonds are from diana's personal collection. we'll get more answers in just a bit. let's get right to terry moran with the latest on the big announcement. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, guys. this announcement has been long expected. rumors swirling for weeks, but it's still big news and it's happy news. just the sight of the two of them in the garden here at the palace. yes, they are a royal couple, but it's clear they are also a loving couple and that's always good news. theirs is a very modern once upon a time tale. a love story that is improbable, very traditional, but also very 21st century. just moments ago, the first glimpse of the newly engaged
royal couple. >> how are you guys feeling? >> thrilled. >> reporter: the photo op lasted only two minutes, but we learned a few details. the and he knew she was the one. >> when did you know she was the one? >> the very first time we met. >> reporter: then meghan showed off that ring. prince charles' office made the announcement earlier this morning. >> thank you very much. they will be very happy indeed. >> reporter: the couple got engaged earlier this month, and the wedding will take place next spring. they will live at noddingham college. he received the blessing of the fiancee's parents.
he responded with delight saying in a statement they were very excited for harry and meghan. it has been wonderful getting to kn know meghan and see how happy they are together. they were at the invictus games together. >> you have done it. you are invictus. >> reporter: their love has been on full display. >> prince harry is a hugely popular figure. possibly the most popular member of the family that there is. this is a beautiful actress who is american who has appeared and known around the world will be a huge spectacle, and actually, it could even eclipse william and kate. >> reporter: the 36-year-old actress stole the heart of the 33-year-old prince with the "suits" star stationed in toronto for filming. >> i want to get married, but i also really care about what i do. >> reporter: they opened up to "vanity fair" saying, we're two
people, and we're in love. nothing about me changed. i'm still the same person that i am, and i never define myself by my relationship. >> meghan got her fairy tale ending. he is on actress and she is playing her most important role to date. she will be a real life princess on the world stage. >> reporter: their love started in 2016 making it official in november. quietly by the prince's side for events like polo matches, and p pippa's wedding in may. the upcoming nuptials will most likely be filled with royal tradition. >> the wedding will fall in the pattern of royal wedding. harry would love to do it in secret on a beach or probably in africa, but he knows that's one thing he will not get away with. he is a member of the royal family, and fifth in line to the throne.
he has to have a royal and public wedding. >> reporter: just judging from the assembly of the media here, and the world who have come out on this raw day to witness this royal history, this will be very, very big indeed. this is a very improbable -- in the olden days, this marriage of a royal prince -- here are the dogs out here having a fight. of a royal prince to an american, a divorcee, mixed race background and as she would be described, that would not have passed royal muster, but here we are. there is no sense, no doubt the sense is good on you, harry. he is a beloved member of the royal family as we heard. people want this -- this couple to be welcomed into the royal family and into their roles. once upon a time, this would have been an improbable marriage, but it is one that prince harry has come to on a
long journey. he has had his ups and downs over the years. he has had public scandal of sorts and he has had a struggle. he has acknowledged -- one of the reasons people are attached to prince harry is he has been frank of the after-effects of the death of his mother. here we are on a happy day. london is happy, and it certainly looks at if this marriage is going to be a world event. back to you guys. >> terry, thanks so much. prince harry and meghan markle's family saying, we are very excited for harry and meghan. it has been wonderful getting to know meghan and seeing how happy they are together. and meghan markle's parents have said, we are happy for harry, and our daughter has been a kind and loving person. to see her union with harry who shares the same qualities is a
joy. we are excited for their future together. >> let's bring in victoria murphy. give us some inside scoop, victoria. when did this go down? how did he ask the question? what else can you tell us? >> reporter: i would love tosh able to tell you exactly when he popped the question, but all we know at the moment is harry proposed in london earlier this month. these are the things i think we will find out in just a few hours when the couple gave this long-awaited television interview. when they will tell us how harry proposed and we will get to see what we want to see, which is her ring. >> oh, yes. we will be looking for that for sure. the queen has given her blessings on this engagement. do we know about the relationship between meghan and the queen right now? >> reporter: we know that meghan has met the queen. prince harry is very close to his grandmother, and he was keen to make sheure meghan met her, d
they got to know each over, however, the queen has made a statement that she is tighted along with prince phillip, and so the family really is really excited and very much behind this relationship. >> i have read that the couple bonded over her work in rwanda, and africa. harry has been so active there. be she be able to continue that work and her work as an actress or no acting? >> she will be able to continue the humanitarian work. that's one of the things they bonded over. one thing that attracted harry to meghan was her genuine passion for this charity work and to make a difference, which is what he wants to do. the acting work, very difficult. it will be difficult for her to be on screen, and act out scripts she doesn't have control over. i don't see it happening. >> will she have official duties as prince harry's wife? >> of course.
definitely. like kate, they will want to ease her into official life. what we are probably seeing between now and a wedding is two, three public engagements alongside prince harry, getting her used to knowing the ropes and following the wedding, they will probably make overseas tours together, and she will start to build up, like kate has done, her own program events and own charities and be a working member of the royal family. >> we have been told she will be known as the duchess of sussex. what do we know about the ceremony? >> reporter: the ceremony -- we have yet to hear about, but it may be out of the chapel at windsor, but it will bear the stamp of both these people who are very different kinds of royals. prince harry has grown up in front of us, and he has always carried with him in a very human way, full of his humor, his failings. in some ways, what he had when
his mother was killed, he has talked about it since then. that has, i think, enlarged his heart, and his sympathy. that makes him a favorite. you will see how they shape their own royal marriage. royal wedding. their own path forward as this generation is doing. >> thanks very much. we have much more on the royal engagement coming up. we'll learn more about meghan markle. that's right, in the meantime to the other headlines. lawmakers returning to capitol hill. sexual misconduct scandals are rocki rocking both sides. our chief national correspondent, tom llamas, is with us as franken heads back to the hill. good morning, tom. >> reporter: senator al franken says he is embarrassed and ashamed of allegations of sexual misconduct with at least four women, and he is ready for whatever an ethics investigation uncovers. >> i have let people down. >> reporter: for the first time, senator al franken answering
questions and apologizing on camera, telling wcco about sexual allegations brought against him. >> i'm not going to make any excuses. i am embarrassed and ashamed of some of what has come out. >> reporter: franken's public mea culpa comes ten days after leeann tweeden says he forcibly kissed her and groped her on a uso tour. tweeden telling robin why she came forward. >> i wanted him to understand what he did was wrong. >> reporter: franken said he is ashamed and reached out to tweeden. >> i apologized to her and i meant it and she was gracious enough to accept my apology. >> reporter: three other women, including 33-year-old lindsey
menz says she was a victim of groping. this was at the state fair. >> you think it was clear he knew what he was doing? >> i think it was, absolutely. >> reporter: franken says he has apologized to all the women who felt violated. he said he doesn't remember the other cases. >> i don't remember these particular photos. >> reporter: when asked if he has placed a hand on a woman's backside -- >> i take thousands of thousands of photos. it's sometimes chaotic situations. i can't say i haven't done that. >> reporter: his wife of more than 40 years, along with his four children are all supporting him, and he has no plans to resign. he was a writer and performer on "saturday night live." >> i'm good enough. i'm smart enough and people like me. >> reporter: 36 people from that show, former, current cast and crew signed a letter supporting
him saying he never acted that way around him. >> this was before franken ran for public office, but also after he was a sophomore in high school. not like he didn't know any better. he was only 55. >> reporter: he was asked if he thinks more women will come forward, but he said he doesn't know because the initial women have been a shock to him and his family. >> let's go to mary bruce, and our chief white house correspondent, jon karl. in the meantime, republicans in the senate are still running away from their senate candidate, roy moore, down in alabama, but not president trump. >> reporter: republican leaders in the senate have almost to a person, disavowed roy moore, and they have tried to find every possible way to get a republican challenger for him on the ballot or as a write-in candidate. the president moves closer and
closer every day to an outright endorsement of moore. over the weekend, he was tweeting about the alabama senate race attacking moore's democratic opponent saying, the last thing we need in alabama and the u.s. senate is a schumer/pelosi puppet who is weak on crime, bad on our military, and needs vets. it's interesting he doesn't mention moore by name in those tweets, but it's clear he wants roy moore to win that senate race in two weeks in alabama. >> no question about this. in the meantime, mary bruce, on the house side democrats have their own scandal. forced to step down from that position, and ethics looked against him. senior republicans caught up in him as well. >> reporter: these are dominating the conversation up here, and we are beginning to see some consequences. john conyers is out of his leadership position at least for
now while an ethics investigation continues into these allegations that he sexily harassed his former staffers, the 27-term congressman denies these claims and isn't giving up his seat. he looks forward to vindicating himself. while joe barton is also under scrutiny while he apologized for a lewd photograph of him online, so much so we can't even show it. he says it was from a consensual relationship. he threatened the woman if she went public, and this is just the beginning. >> this is the beginning of the revelations on capitol hill, and it's a packed december. >> reporter: the list of unfinished business for lawmakers up here is pretty brutal. first up, they want to pass tax reform. then they also need to avert a government shutdown, determine the fate of dra.r.e.a.m.ers, an that is just some of the list. president trump will be up here
meeting with congressional leaders, and these are authority issues and there isn't time for complicated negotiations. christmas is a month away and there are just 12 working days left when the senate and house are both in session. >> thanks very much. george, now to that volcano eruption sparking a mass evacuation in bali. 100,000 people there have been told to leave as the indonesian disaster is at the highest level. ian pannell is there. good morning. >> reporter: systems 100,000 villagers and tourists are stranded. the volcano is expanding rapidly. they are extending the area to 600 miles outside the crater. this is the column of ash and smoke with nearly 500 flights
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welcome back to "gma." you are looking live at kensington palace. it is a very big morning for the royals. prince harry and meghan markle are now officially engaged. they made the announcement just a few hours ago. and also in case you hadn't heard it is cybermonday. we have a live look at amazon's megawarehouse. oh, see. now things are moving in new jersey. very busy this morning. more than $6 billion in sales expected today. i will be contributing to that. >> will be. come on. you've been buying stuff during the break. what are you talking about? >> it's true. i got a discount i was excited about and george started laughing at me. we're going to have some great deals coming up in just a bit. first to our chief foreign correspondent, terry moran at kensington palace where excitement for the engagement is growing. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, george. this picture of the royal
couple, it was meghan markle stepping onto the royal stage, and this is a difficult role she is going to assume. the last american actress to go royal, grace kelly. that turned into something of a fairy tale of her. the last one to marry into thisi family, was wallace simpson and her relationship with king edward viii forced his abdication. one thing we know about meghan markle that her whole life demonstrates whatever she does, she does her way. >> i love you, too. and at this moment, i don't care who knows. >> reporter: her character on "suits" is engaged to be married and now in real life meghan markle prepares to say "i do" to prince harry. prince charles' office announced this morning that prince harry will marry the woman he once referred to as his ideal girl, long before he met her. the wedding will take place sometime this spring. royal watchers wondering if they are going to hold out for a may wedding after the duchess of cambridge gives birth to her third child in april. prince william and the duchess said it's been wonderful getting to know meghan. and to see how happy she and harry are together.
how much will they have in common with their new sister-in-law? >> meghan's background is probably one of the most ordinary backgrounds we have seen marrying into the royal family. >> reporter: markle was born and raised in los angeles. her father thomas an emmy award winning lighting director. her mother doria in the social work field. her early life was far from a fairytale. her parents divorced when meghan markle was young. markle attended an all girls catholic high school before heading off to northwestern university double majoring in theater and international studies. >> i may have slept with grant jordan, but i didn't kill him. >> reporter: she went on to land minor guest roles on shows like "csi: new york." before being cast as a regular on the usa drama "suits" in 2011. >> he told me to, and i get it. i'm not good enough. why didn't you have the courage to tell me that yourself. >> reporter: shortly after the show's launch she married film producer trevor engelson but the two divorced less than two years later. the star began dating prince harry in 2016, making her the
year's most googled actress. their transatlantic relationship withstanding both distance with markle stationed in toronto for her show, and public scrutiny, with the palace calling for an end to the public abuse and harassment of markle and her family. >> i think the moment that everyone really realized how in love he was was when he released that statement. an on-the-record statement from kensington palace describing her as his girlfriend. i mean, you don't do that with someone that you think there is a chance you might break up with. >> reporter: like her future husband, philanthropy is at the forefront of markle's free time. opening up about her work with the united nations to larry king in 2016. >> it's not just a women's fight for women. it's a people's fight for all people, right? >> reporter: now as they prepare for their happily ever after many are speculating what harry's mother, princess diana, would have thought of the
pending nuptials. >> all she would require of a daughter-in-law is someone that loved and was devoted to her sons. and she would only be blessed for that. >> reporter: you get the sense here in london that the people are really rooting for them both. really the only thing you can say to meghan markle as she steps into this role is good luck to you. >> all right, terry, thank you. we have sky news royal correspondent rhiannon mills joining us from kensington palace, as well. and rhiannon, how much if any controversy surrounds who meghan markle is? american? divorced? >> hey, do you know what i think? people are really just excited that prince harry has finally found the one that he wants to settle down with. yeah, you mentioned the fact she is an american, she is a divorcee. but also the first mixed race woman to be marrying into the royal family, as well. but actually i think that makes it a lot more interesting in terms of her profile now within the royal family. she's also out there as an activist and enthusiastic about her charity work and she's spoken out. hasn't she, about women's rights she's spoken out about equality.
and i think that is what's going to make her a really interesting addition to the royal family and today we have already had the queen, prince charles and also prince william and kate welcoming her to the family. >> she seems to have stepped right into it. we've been calling it a whirlwind romance. no ups and downs at all. all up. >> yeah, it's only 16 months. it is remarkable. but what really interests me, a couple of years ago, i interviewed prince harry and i asked a rather cheeky personal question. he doesn't like talking about his personal life but said, look, you've seen your brother and sister-in-law settling down having children. they just had princess charlotte and i said, do you want to settle down. and this was two years ago. he said to me, i would love to have kids right now but there is a process you have to go through. he also talked about how he thinks he does the royal duties quite well. that he would love to have someone by his side and now we know who that woman will be. it's meghan markle. >> there's a process you have to go through. >> that's one way to put it. how did they meet? talk us through the initial romance and how they found each other.
>> so it's quite low key really for a prince -- they were introduced by a mutual friend, marcus anderson, at the soho house which is a private members club here in london. and after that, we understand, they got on particularly well at that dinner. and then they started going out on a few dates. prince harry, of course, has been so careful to keep that relationship as private as possible. it's not always been easy, obviously he's got such a high profile presence of his own and she's got that high-profile career, as well. but they have managed quite well, i think, to try to keep it under wraps. but of course, it was that "vanity fair" interview that meghan markle did. what was "it"? back in october that she said they were very much a couple in love. but she also talked about how this is is a time for them, that they wanted to keep it as private as possible. and she said at the time eventually they would have to share that with the rest of the world and today they are sharing it with the rest of the world and we are expecting them to take part in a photo call later on this afternoon.
so we will again see them hand in hand. we've only seen them again -- we only saw them previously in toronto but today we'll see the happy couple. >> they must have been sure far for a long time. there is no way she would have done that interview without knowing what was coming. >> he would have definitely been in on it. he would have given the sign-off for that interview. there is no doubt about it, but it was extraordinary. it was something we would never expect from the royal family. they are so protective of their privacy, especially when you look at william, kate, and the kids protecting their privacy. but, yeah, i think it was a step change for the royal family and, yeah, i'm looking forward to more of that coming. >> got an american mixing it up now. >> thanks to our partners at sky news, as well. when we come back there is a major scandal rocking massage envy. nearly 200 women are filing reports. people would stare. psoriasis does that. it was tough getting out there on stage.
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back now with that blockbuster report about sexual assaults at the largest massage franchise in the country, massage envy. abc's linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: it's the largest chain of massage franchises in the country. >> whether you're looking to prevent stress, relieve pain -- >> reporter: but this morning according to a buzzfeed news investigation, massage envy -- a company which has nearly 1,200 spas, more than 20,000 massage therapists, $1.3 billion in
annual sales and more than 1.6 million members nationwide -- is reportedly facing allegations that more than 180 women were sexually assaulted at its locations. >> the day changed my life. forever. >> reporter: susan ingram says she was assaulted during her seventh massage with therapist james deiter and she's now suing. >> i was just totally traumatized with sadness, pain, sobbing. >> reporter: as part of her lawsuit, ingram alleges she called the salon after the incident once she got home, and then learned deiter was with another client, but that the salon refused to interrupt the session. >> i said, please, go down the hall, knock on that door, get that woman away from him. she said, i can't do that. >> reporter: deiter is now in jail after pleading guilty to assaulting nine women while working at massage envy. ingram alleges she was put at risk because she alleges massage
envy knew of at least one incident prior to her alleged assault. danielle dick is suing massage envy for more than $2 million after she says her massage therapist grabbed her by the head. put his hands over her mouth and assaulted her. >> i was at a national massage chain. i was at a massage envy. and you never think something like this is going to happen. >> reporter: in her lawsuit, dick alleges she immediately reported the incident to the desk manager who says the massage therapist would be suspended. >> each time i said we need to call the police, she responded by saying that massage envy will handle it internally. >> reporter: she says she reported it to the police herself leading to her assailant's arrest and conviction. according to buzzfeed massage envy claims in court documents that it is not liable for sexual assaults at its franchise spas. >> the specific allegations of sexual assault outlined in the lawsuits against massage envy are really, really horrifying. >> reporter: overnight, massage
envy told abc news, each of these incidents are heartbreaking for us. even one incident is too many. we are constantly listening, learning, and looking at how we can do more, including how we support franchised locations with best practices in handling these incidents and supporting their clients. ingram has been pushing hard for a federal law requiring that massage facilities have to report sexual assaults to police. a version of the bill is now in front of congress which could put violators in prison for up to six months. amy and george. >> all right, linsey, thanks. this is really shocking. let's bring in our chief legal analyst, dan abrams. the big question is whether or not massage envy, not just the franchises, should be held liable or could be. >> there's no question these women will sue the individual franchises, right? if what they're saying is true they'll have strong lawsuits. the bigger question, will they be able to get at the corporate parent, so to speak? there's something called the day-to-day operations test. are they involved day to day in the operations of that business? are they involved with the
finances? are they involved with the training, et cetera? because if they're not, there is a possibility that these people could just be able to sue the individual franchises. >> also shong shocking about this story, there is a push now for federal reporting of incidents like this for massage parlors. it doesn't exist now. >> because typically people aren't required to report crimes, right? there are exceptions. and there are increasingly exceptions which are forcing people, entities, to report particular types of crimes. and if this happens, it will fundamentally change it but there's a debate sometimes. sometimes people say, well, victims should be able to control when things go to the police as opposed to an entity being forced to report it. but i think this is probably going to happen. and it's probably very necessary. i think this is probably one of the most underreported crimes out there. this is absolutely disgusting. and i think we're going to see a lot of change. >> 180 women just from this one, you know -- >> who come forward. >> right. exactly. it's one chain. all right, dan, thank you very much. >> just the beginning again. we will be right back.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breaking news for our viewers in the west. american princess. prince harry is getting married announcing his engagement to actress meghan markle just hours ago. the happy couple appearing together just moments ago. prince charles showing his excitement. >> happy indeed. >> kate and william saying how happy they are. meghan's parents wishing them a lifetime of happiness. and the queen with her own public well wishes as a spring date is set. who will be the bridesmaids? where will they get married? live at kensington palace as wedding preparations kick into high gear. cybermonday deals. billions about to be spent online as we launch big "gma" "deals & steals" right here. tory with a special edition of 12 super cyberdeals. a free-shipping spectacular. ♪ and the incredible story of this young prodigy who beat the odds to make it all the way to
carnegie hall. he is here live this morning as we say, good morning, america. good morning, america. welcome back this monday morning. an exciting monday morning in great britain. here in the united states as well because we are getting the first look at the newly engaged royal couple, prince harry and meghan markle. >> yes. an american is about to marry into the royal family. they appeared earlier this morning at kensington palace to a throng of reporters waiting for their first glimpse of the two and of the ring. prince harry designed it. it is a trio of diamonds and the center stone is from botswana. >> they bonded over their shared love for africa. she worked in rwanda. we want to go back to terry moran with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. this is a big day for the royal family. really a historical moment as the royal family changes. we saw that new royal couple in
the gardens here. prince harry and meghan markle, an american of mixed race background, a divorcee, and what would have been described as a commoner, but clearly, very much in love. that's what this country is already embracing that this is a love match. the wedding set some time next spring. that's right around when the next royal baby is due. prince william and the duchess of cambridge expecting their third child, and next week will be a busy one for this royal family, but right now, all the focus and really all the good wishes of a country that loves prince harry towards this new couple. they have been together since 2016. in royal terms, that's a whirlwind romance and they are now off to the races. >> so much royal news to be had. terry, thank you so much. meghan's father was a lighting director in hollywood. he worked on "general hospital" for 35 years, and she was on the set of "married with children,"
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♪ welcome back to "gma." welcome back to everyone here this morning. and what about our studio right now? [ cheers and applause ] all these great flowers. we are ready for christmas. >> yes. thanksgiving decorations are away. christmas in. let's go. >> let's go with "pop news." yes, absolutely, good morning, everybody. good morning to you all and you guys. i don't know if you've heard. there's big news today. prince harry got engaged. >> you don't say. >> yeah. [ cheers and applause ] her name is meghan markle. no, we have, of course, this is
all everyone is talking about so the news of prince harry getting engaged to meghan markle broke overnight. and already, the royal speculation has begun, from when will they do it? where will they do it? what they will be called? "vogue" is answering that saying harry and meghan will become the duke and duchess of sussex. and there are already several articles online just in the last couple of hours, with lists of meghan's bridal party. yeah. i'm sure she hasn't given this a thought yet but on the internet there's tons of speculation and a lot of the names are women who have been longtime pals from college or meghan's early days as an actress. a few names you might recognize. how about serena williams? yeah. markle wrote on her blog the tig, which is now defunct, that serena has become a close confidant since they met three years ago. caveat, three years ago. and also mentioned priyanka chopra with whom she's pictured several times on social media. the two obviously have a lot in common with acting but share a
passion with helping others. they are both ambassadors and they both spent time in rwanda. and we could likely see meghan's dear friend of a long time. "sleepy hollow" actress janina gavankar. she wrote, quote, couldn't be prouder of how far we have come. couldn't be more grateful to share every step of it with you. >> she's definitely in the party. >> definitely. >> my money is on her. >> no royal requirement, anything like that. wide open. >> can i get back to you on that? >> yeah. >> that's -- you know, i think we'll see a lot of changes. i think this time around we'll see a whole different -- you and i saw it firsthand at the wedding. we were at the birth. we really feel like we're part of the royal family. >> it's just who we are. >> we feel that way. also in "pop news" this morning, the world is waking up to a new miss universe. congratulations, miss universe. [ cheers and applause ] spectacular evening. this year's competition had the most contestants ever. 92 women from around the world. and the most visual event ever. best national costume was
something. amazing costumes. but in the end, the tiara went to miss south africa, 22-year-old demi-leigh nel-peters will be given a one-year sally. salary. a luxury apartment in new york. a personal wardrobe and invitations to just about every gala and sporting event happening this year. we wish you the best. she is beautiful. a lot going on this morning, guys. and then, fun weekend. everybody watch football this weekend? of course, you ate a lot. you watched a lot of football. it's been fun to watch because it's clear that the nfl players are very happy with the league's decision to ease up on the rules about celebrating. take, for example, the eagles. they marked one of their touchdowns against the bears with a little bowling. as you can see it was a strike. isn't that funny? >> that's pretty funny. >> i love that. >> good. >> alshon jeffery, rolling a strike. his teammates playing the pins. later, the defense got in on the act. busting out the electric slide.
after an interception. here we go. it's going to become like watching theater. the vikings marked a touchdown in the end zone with a feast. pretending they were sitting down for thanksgiving turkey. i guess the guy in the middle is the turkey. i don't know. and then robby anderson of the jets skipped the meal and went straight for the nap and used the football as his pillow. [ laughter ] you know what they say -- >> he earned it. he earned his nap. >> new reasons to watch the game. that's all i got for you in "pop news." >> thank you so much, lara. moving on now to the royal engagement just moments ago. [ cheers and applause ] the town crier made the announcement at kensington palace. [ bell ringing ] >> oh, yea, oh, yea. oh, yea. buckingham palace proudly announce the engagement of prince harry and meghan markle.
god save the queen. [ bell ringing ] [ cheers and applause ] >> official. >> that's so cool. >> abc's diane macedo is here with more on meghan markle and her family. so much to talk about, diane. >> you all had your wedding announced that way too, right? i'm sure. absolutely. doesn't everybody? a little more on meghan markle though. we know she's beautiful. we know she's talented. and we know she has captured prince harry's heart. but there is a lot more to her. so here's a closer look at the future princess and the family prince harry will soon be calling his in-laws. >> seeing me in my dress. >> reporter: she's the 36-year-old american actress who stole prince harry's heart. >> was he romantic? >> very. >> reporter: now set to be an american princess, a look back at their relationship shows markle joining harry at polo matches and a friend's wedding in jamaica. and even at pippa middleton's wedding this past may. they stepped out for their first
public royal engagement at the invictus games in september, seen holding hands. with markle's mother joining the couple in a private box. they even took a romantic birthday trip for meghan to africa. now, they're engaged and that means meghan markle's family is bringing some american flair to her new royal in-laws. her mother doria is a social worker and yoga instructor. her father, thomas, is an emmy award-winning lighting director. markle often posts throwback photos with her parents on social media. >> she will be the first biracial princess in the british mon monarchy. and that's an amazing development. >> reporter: she has a half-sister and half-brother on her father's side. but she reportedly isn't close to them. >> she didn't grow up alongside them or live in the same house with them for very long. >> reporter: although her parents split when she was 2, she's still close to them, telling "vanity fair" in september, i never saw them fight. we would still take vacations together. my dad would come on sundays and drop me off. we would watch "jeopardy!" together. eating dinner on tv trays, the
three of us. we were still so close-knit. the actress even grew up on tv sets, often visiting her father on the set of "married with children." telling "vanity fair" her parents had been supportive of her wanting to act, saying my father knew how hard it is for an actor to get work. so above all he was so proud i was able to beat the odds. >> meghan's family is very ordinary family, very working class family. she's had to, herself, do many jobs in order to support herself as she's been becoming an actress. >> reporter: and meghan reveals more of herself in this rapid-fire q & a originally filmed for "suits." >> favorite pizza topping? >> chili peppers. >> your favorite phone app? >> heads-up. >> how long could you last without your phone? >> a scene. i can last a scene without my phone. >> reporter: a true american success story but in the past someone with meghan's background would not be able to marry into the royal family. >> meghan is a divorcee married before for two years. and in the history of the british royal family, that has been something that has been a
big problem. >> reporter: though she's done enough to win over the royal family, and more importantly, her future husband, prince harry. and now, only the first six people in line have to ask the queen's permission. harry is number six. so he did need her approval. my favorite part about all this lara and amy, he asked her parents as well. >> i love that. so exciting. thank you so much, diane. we want to bring in duncan larcombe who just wrote a book on prince harry. and our royal contributor, victoria murphy again. again, we want to ask you, what is meghan markle in for now that she has signed up for this? >> wow, well, it can be pretty daunting marrying into the royal family and obviously as you can see from today there's a lot of interest in the royal family. it can be maybe a bit like a cage, albeit a gilded cage, with all eyes on you. and will of course now, when she marries harry, be expected to carry out official duties. expected to be a working member of the royal family taking on
charities, attending events and supporting the queen and other royals in that. >> duncan, it has been a long road to love for harry. we've been documenting it very steadfastly here in america. but tell us why meghan markle is the one for him. how did she steal his heart? >> well, i think when news of meghan's relationship with harry first broke last year, she didn't seem to tick any boxes. an american divorcee. with a million followers on twitter on instagram. actually, every single month that has gone by since then, she's seemed more and more perfect for him. i think we all get it now. she might have to stop her role as an actress on "suits" but i think her role as an actress on a global stage is just about to begin. >> yeah, absolutely. i want to ask victoria about that. what will her duties entail? >> well, i think what we'll see in the next few months before the wedding is that we'll see a
gradual buildup of duties. so she'll make maybe two or three official appearance with harry. and they can be anything from attending the opening of a school or a hospital, meeting the people there. to supporting a specific charity. we already know that meghan has a lot of charitable interests. she's done work with the u.n. and worldvision. and a lot of things she might want to bring in as she grows her role in the royal family. and then of course, when they're married they'll do tours, they'll travel the world like william and kate have done visiting commonwealth countries and other countries around the world. and really being ambassadors for britain and for the royal family. >> so many firsts with this couple. and so a lot of people want to know what this wedding will look like. will it be more modern than william and kate's? will it be as tradition imposes on them? what are the rules for them? and can they break them and do whatever they want? we want to know what the wedding will look like. >> yeah, i think if harry had his way he'd get married in a small church, have a few beers afterwards with a small group of
friends. that's not going to happen. after the queen he is the most popular british royal and the public love him. i think it's going the to be more like 2 billion on tv again like his brother. >> wow, really? do you think -- they've talked about the fact that harry is so different and she is american. do you think that we'll see some american flourishes? or do you think this will be steeped in royal history? >> i think there will be a lot of royal traditions followed. like william and kate, it will be a huge wedding. probably televised. and a lot of pomp and circumstance. the british military, the pageantry that we saw surrounding william and kate will all get involved. however, you know, harry does like to do things his own way to a certain extent, and i think he will want to put his own stamp on the day, and so will meghan, and i expect that we will see some personal touches. think the best part of the day will probably really be the after-party, but unfortunately,
we won't get to see it. >> this is actually a very sad day for us as tabloid journalists because this is rest in peace, party prince harry. we've now got harry the dad, harry the husband. boring from now on. >> oh, let's focus on the positive. we'll all be watching. every step of the way. we have to say thank you to duncan. thank you to victoria. my guess is we'll be talking to you again. real soon. right now we want to get over to ginger. >> yeah, let's get to your "gma" moment. you know what? everybody is so happy about not just that news but that it's monday so why don't we go to scottdale, pennsylvania, where kinsley is just 15 months old. but she has quite the little twerk on her, doesn't she? her mom was singing -- ♪ happy happy girl ♪ little happy girl i love it. we thought that was so fun laughing and having fun throwing her brother's clothes out of his drawer. so enjoy and send me your good morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. here is a look at my accuweather
highlights. showers to mostly shine this afternoon. clouds will fade. watch out for the dense fog tomorrow morning during the commute. looks like it could be wet this weekend. check out temperatures about 59 to 62 for most of us. mid 50s around lake port. tonight upper 30s in our valleys. low to mid 40s in the bay and coast. 50 in san francisco. we are in the middle of holiday season which means lots of great food that could make dieting difficult. many start dieting in advance. but it turns out that can actually backfire. and our chief medical correspondent dr. jen ashton is here. and, jen, before we start, i have a quick question for the audience. how many of you by a show of hands are now dieting today after indulging over this past thanksgiving? i'm already seeing -- yeah. >> oh, wow. >> that's about right. okay. so people say, jen, you can try to watch what you eat before a holiday party. it sounds like a good plan but it can actually turn against
you? >> it can and i'll explain why. it's a very complicated process, dieting. it's not as simple as calories in, calories out. so take a look at this. what happens in general when people start to diet. their weight may drop a little. that produces an increase in the hunger hormones. people are hungrier. less full. your metabolism actually slows down so that your body can restore itself to its equilibrium. which unfortunately, is its heaviest weight. it's called the set point theory. so starting around holiday time not the best time to start an aggressive diet. >> then you have to -- if you put fewer calories in your body regulates then you add more calories because you indulge because you have this at the table. you have a three-bite rule. >> yeah. so listen, i want to be clear. everyone needs to find -- you want some of this at the end? what works for them and this is by no means scientific rigor but a three-bite rule basically means, if you go to a party, you'll see tempting things like this. take three bites and move on.
if you are talking about three bites of a delicious cheesecake, that's almost half the slice. >> that's a huge slice, by the way. >> or you could share it with someone. then you'll hear other tips like eat before you go so you're not ravenous. i think also, you know, i practice something that i find works really well, which is, if you just keep talking a lot, you're not going to be able to eat a lot. >> or keep a sparkling water in your hand, think that helps too. >> you can't put food in your other hand if you're holding a glass so it's about finding a trick, having a plan in advance that will work for you. there's no right or wrong. >> how about a plan afterwards. best way to burn it off. >> you have to be active. everyone has a phone with an app. track your steps. walk to and from the party. this is a great time of year to start something new like a group cardio class that can be fun with friends. then when you get back to work the next day please use the stairs. every little bit helps. >> great advice. thank you very much, jen. coming up next we have a 12-year-old piano prodigy who has captured so many hearts. this is going to be such a treat.
good morning north bay. >> i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings. today is cyber monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year. amazon is expected to reap the most from today. wal-mart is gaining fast. a recent survey shows the prices at wal-mart.com are only three percent more expensive than amazon on average. >> let's check your traffic. people are heading out to work this morning. >> good morning everyone. it has gotten better out there except for the san mateo bridge. it is still a slow ride across the span. the drive time is about 42 minutes. southbound 880 is very slow approaching 84. >> thank you. meteorologist
now your accuweather forecast. >> good news for the rest of the commute. the rain is over but still slick spots are out there. half mile visibility in santa rosa because of fog and we are going to see more of that tomorrow morning. temperatures in the 30s and 40s tomorrow morning. look at the 60s for highs and dry through at least saturday morning and a 1 on our storm impact scale. >> we will have another update in about 30 minutes and always on our news app and
abc7news.com. join us week days from ♪oin us week days from welcome back to "gma." welcome back to our audience here. our christmas audience getting ready for the christmas season but i know amy has been ready all morning long. >> yes, i have. >> can i ask a question? is it true you bought something during the commercial break? >> what's true is i got very excited because i got a discount code. >> what's true -- wait a second. you squealed. 15% off! >> on my favorite website. >> about 7:20 this morning. the broadcast was on. so cybermonday is real, people. >> it is real and all morning long we have been updating you on the day's best bargains. all for your holiday shopping. it's for other people. not for myself. >> it's the gift that keeps on giving. that's why becky worley is with us. becky is in walmart's digital headquarters in sunnyvale, california.
becky, shouldn't we be focusing on buying gifts for others this morning? >> you know, i actually agree with amy on this one. instead of stocking stuffers stock up on staples. and i call cybermonday cyberme day. so let's just get right to the clothing. i know. i'm going to give you an example of how they go. walmart.com this is $14.96 for a puffer coat. these things can be hundreds of dollars other places. let's get to the big blanket discounts. old navy, 40% off. talbots, 40% off. we're talking the entire site. express, 50% off. cybershoe day. why, yes, i will. cole haan, 30% to 50% off, kenneth cole. >> don't mind if i do. >> yeah, go right ahead. kenneth cole, 50% off the whole thing. beauty. today is the day. yeah, really big discounts. i'm going to -- especially when we're looking at beauty. i'm going to go right into it, lara. you will love this, $10 off your $50 purchase at ulta.
nars, 20% off. benefit, 25% off. bliss, 40% off. the body shop, 50% off. >> wow. [ cheers and applause ] >> i know, i was going to give up full disclosure that my squeal was over shoes. that was truthful. >> will you share it with me? >> yes. i will share it with you. what about electronics for others on our list? >> this is where you can find a few gifts. i love this one from walmart.com. it's a dyson cordless vacuum cleaner. 60 bucks off, $189. >> that's good. >> now we'll go right into headphones. this is a bose wireless headphoneshe bucks, save 50. at amazon the powerbeats 3. these are really big for teenagers. those are $30 off so electronics still hot today. >> yeah, that's great. [ applause ] >> am i not seeing -- like the usual sort of search today, but travel companies are also getting in on cybermonday, as
well, right, beck? >> a little bit of planning for your spring break or maybe next summer can save you a ton. atlantis, paradise island book four nights get your fifth night free. loews, it's national chain, 20% off your booking if you book today. destination resorts. another nationwide chain, 40% off. a lot of their bookings. so a little planning, you're going to save a ton of money today, guys. i give you my full blessing. >> thank you, becky. >> i'm going to see my credit card and ali and the girls will say, but you don't know how much money you saved. >> it's not what you spent, dad. we move on, very special story. meet a remarkable young man a cancer survivor, who started taking piano lessons to help him recover after chemotherapy. now that seemed -- turned out to unlock talent and passion that got him all the way to carnegie
♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> all right! hi, daniel. congratulations. your proud parents right there. have a seat. sit down. it's okay. now, i know this wasn't carnegie hall, but how did it feel? >> just as amazing, honestly. >> now, take us inside yesterday. that is a dream for so many musicians, the chance to play at carnegie hall. you got to do it yesterday. only 12 years old. tell us about it. >> well, really it was just absolutely incredible.
just the piano was magnificent. much better than my upright at home. the acoustics were amazing. everything just came together, beautifully. >> that's great. i bet your parents were proud. tell us how it felt for you. >> well, just not just proud, just incredibly blessed to see daniel healthy, happy and able to do something he absolutely loves. >> this is a -- [ applause ] dan, i only touched on it there, but daniel had a real struggle when he was a little boy. >> yeah, well, chemotherapy is both a blessing and a curse and in very small children at 6 months old, they basically bring you to the point of death and hope that they kill all of the bad cells and leave enough of the good ones for you to recover. and we had amazing care at akron children's hospital and the rest is really history. >> it is and, dan, we've now heard your piano playing but i also found out you're an
organist, as well, and that kind of rekindled your passion for the piano. this is something else. not only is he playing on "gma" this morning and carnegie hall yesterday. you also played the organ at st. patrick's cathedral. >> yes, it was -- it was -- [ cheers and applause ] ♪ it was just absolutely amazing there. just being able to control this huge wall of sound that covers the entire cathedral was just incredible. >> so you're 12 years old, carnegie hall, st. patrick's. how are you going to top this? >> i honestly have no idea. [ laughter ] going to st. patrick's cathedral and carnegie hall in one day, that's a pretty good day for a 12-year-old. >> it's a pretty, pretty great day. [ applause ] why don't you play us a little more as we go to break. ♪
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>> first up on our tree sockart. whimsical socks with just -- that are cushioned for comfort. this one but first presents, don't fell. santa, they all say like fun things. mistletoes. shalom, y'all. they all say great things for men and women. and again, super comfortable too. normally $15 to $20. slashed in half, $7.50 to 10 bucks. stocking stuffers. okay so this one, i brought this just for you. >> oh, wow. just you. >> you want red. i want white. we don't want to open both bottles because we don't want them to go to waste this allows you to pour the wine with a needle through the cork without ever pulling the cork out. >> wow. >> so we could drink -- you could have yours, i could have mine. and then we could preserve the bottle for another time. >> how long will it last? >> it depends on the wine. weeks, months, years. depending on the wine. >> i have so many questions.
>> if you want to enjoy drinks without wasting it. if everybody wants something different, you don't have to fight about which bottles to open. >> what is the deal on this? >> normally they start at $350 all slashed by at least 50%, so $175, and you will get eight of these amazing capsules to pour up to 10 glasses of wine. >> the gift that keeps on giving. love it. >> lulu dharma with these buttery soft bags are always in style. in fact, we had some help with the bags over there. five fabulous colors, super soft. >> they're cute. >> they have this great shoulder strap. pockets on the inside. great snap closure. a beautiful bag that is stylish and i can't keep saying soft enough because i wish you could feel it. super soft, normally $128 slashed by 66%. $44 for yours. >> wow! they're beautiful. the strap is just the right size. >> laser cut, i love it. glove lights. if you do anything at night in
the dark outside, running, dog walking, cycling, these were created by a mom who only had time to exercise at night, they are mittens and gloves that have a rechargeable light built right in. and so they will light the way when you are outside. >> great. >> great assortment for both men and women. >> those are our models. >> they have their lights. normally $35 to $50, but all of these are slashed by 51%, so starting at $17 for your runlites. >> again. i love these as stocking stuffers. really good stuff, tory. >> these are beautiful from catherine weitzman. this is her -- she's got two different collections. the little floral collection. pressed flowers inside the glass chambers. the shaker collection. they have little crystals on the inside that are, again, in the glass collection, all hand made in hawaii. all of these pieces. you've got to go online to see up close the detail. they are really spectacular. and a huge savings on these. normally $100 to $170. they are all slashed by at least
66%, so $34 to $38 for everything from cathrerine weitzman. and santa is helping us with our sixth deal. this is k'nex. we have a variety of assortments from k'nex and tinkertoys. creativity and imagination, you can never go wrong for kids to play alone or kits big enough for the whole family. and zombies. supermario. my little pony. and again, from teeny little pieces to big ones. santa has a whole moving system there. normally $13 to $50 all slashed at least in half so everything from k'nex and tinkertoy, $6 to $25 and free shipping on every single thing. >> and you've got more. >> yes. >> we'll have free shipping on that as well. but right now, over to ginger. >> yes. so you were saying that i could have that wine for after this baby? good one. we are getting into the whole holiday spirit in the studio. don't know if you noticed but it exploded into the holidays, partnering with teleflora. they want to know how you'll be spending the holidays with your loved ones. so you share your best festivity
photos using the hashtag love out loud. you can see it right there. loveoutloud. and to get into the holiday spirit, everyone in our studio audience is going home with a $100 gift card to teleflora. yes. we're all getting it. good morning. i'm meteorologist mike nicco. our chance of showers tapers after 9:00. mostly sunny to partly cloudy this afternoon. upper 50s for highs. my accuweather by the way in honor of by the way in honor of cybermonday, we have a very impressive little friend that's going to join us here in times square.
it's savioke's relay robot. all right. look at it go. bring him out here. it's the first autonomous delivery robot for busy places. you might end up seeing relay pop up in one of your hotel visits soon. speaking of popping up, you have a little bit of something for me? a cup of coffee. how nice. isn't that amazing what relay can do? [ applause ] don't know that i can get one of these, but maybe it'll be on "deals & steals" someday in the future. speaking of "deals & steals" tory is coming back with so much more for cybermonday. free shipping on everything. don't go anywhere. i'm going to dance. [ cheers and applause ] "gma's" home for the holidays is brought to you by teleflora. this holiday season love like you mean it at #loveoutloud. you mean it at #loveoutloud.
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magically appeared, more cyber "deals & steals." tory j. working her magic. everything today free shipping so. >> oh, yeah. [ applause ] so first up, santa, what do you got for us? lollia. you know mrs. claus has it made making bathtime more beautiful. the packaging is beautiful. >> thank you, santa. >> thank you. the packaging is beautiful. a big collection of bath products. bubble baths, handcreams, soaps. perfumes. you cannot go wrong. people open this and smile. >> i love this stuff. the packaging alone is worth it. >> stunning. normally $7.50 to $55. everything is slashed in half. starting at $3.75. >> fabulous. i promise. >> jewelry. bower bourbon and bow ties. they like to say that everything is proudly made by southern hands. they are based in tampa bay area, and all of these pieces can be worn individually or stacked. just beautiful big stones but everything is very lightweight and can add a pop of color.
neutrals and colors. stretchy and bangles. normally $22 to $36. everything is slashed in half, $11 to $18. >> as it should be. >> okay. patchology so ginger was telling me when she puts these on it's an opportunity for her husband to make fun of her on instagram. but for the rest of us putting on a little flash mask or a little lip gel, eye gel is just a moment to just, ah, relax. decompress and that's what's amazing about these products. it really is an opportunity to just treat yourself, pamper yourself. but not have to worry about investing too much time. so a little pick-me-up from patchology. normally $30 to $85, all slashed by 61%, to everything is $12 to $34. [ cheers and applause ] all right. >> look right over there. there we go. >> all right. got it. sorry. looking in the wrong place. i'm just trying to get you the numbers accurately. big assortment.
these are the most incredible travel bags and accessories. so first, we have the travel neck pillow that's terrific. but let me show you this one here. this is gorgeous. >> this is gorgeous. >> here's what's magical. on the inside you open it up. look how many compartments are in here. obviously a jewelry organizer. >> can you look, you guys. 12 for the price of one. >> everything is in here, so when you take your jewelry on the go, it doesn't get all garbaged up. everything from person is magical like that and make beautiful products and huge assortment. >> what's the deal? >> normally $24 to $348. everything slashed in half so $12 to $174 for the big bag. [ cheers and applause ] >> okay. that jewelry bag is killer. >> okay. la mere. so these are all general leather made in america watches that are just beautiful. it's a wraparound leather so it's kind of like bracelet and watch in one. comes in a gorgeous gift box. neutrals and brights all inspired by travel, all of these pieces. these are $96 regularly, but
today slashed by 77%. $22 for la mer. [ cheers and applause ] >> you are delivering -- you're like our santa. >> there you go. okay. >> is this our last deal? >> our last deal. >> we have to pull santa out again. >> santa, come on out. >> santa, where are you? get over here. >> this is santa's secret to spectacular skin. >> thank you, santa. >> you're welcome. >> we got kits and individual. they make my favorite microderm exfoliator. but everything from dr. brand is great, lip plumpers, fillers and neck cream, a great one and minimizing undereye bags which is santa's secret. everything is fabulous. normally $25 to $155. it's all slashed in half. $14.50 to $77.50. >> santa, thank you. >> you're welcome. >> guess what? santa has another gift. everyone is going home with great gifts from patchology, sockart and -- >> lollia. [ cheers and applause ]
>> these great deals, get the details on our website and get ready for even more. we have 25 more deals? >> coming on thursday and friday. >> 25 more deals. you got to come back. come back, santa. we'll be right back. "gma's" "deals & steals" brought to you by target. save on cybermonday with an extra 15% off everything on target.com. 15% off tvs, keurig coffeemakers and more.
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good morning bay area. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> good morning. i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings. let's check in with mike nicco. shaping up to be a pretty nice day out there. >> it really is. you can see a few dots out there, maybe a lone shower or two. life span is very short. half mile visibility in santa rosa starting to improve. sunshine and clouds. partly cloudy 59 to about 62. dry all the way until our next storm comes in this weekend. traffic still busy. conditions have improved as well with better weather in the south bay in addition to slowing you find southbound 680 heavy because of injury crash and the sig alert eastbound 92 should be cleared shortly but it's the westbound drive that is slow all the way across the san mateo
bridge. time for live with kelly and >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, comedy superstar come on the one only carol burnett. and betty from the hit series "riverdale," lili reinhart. and a performance from actor and singer katharine mcphee. plus, find out how to win a fantastic trip to the big apple. all next on "live!" ♪ [cheers and applause] and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! [cheers and applause] ♪ [cheers and applause]